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Set of Three Russian Silver Meat Platters - Antique 1857 (1 of 9)
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Set of Three Russian Silver Meat Platters - Antique 1857

REF: A7914 / LA402909
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This is a magnificent, fine and impressive set of three antique Russian silver meat platters; an addition to our dining silverware collection These magnificent antique Russian silver meat platters has an oval incurved shaped form with a sunken plain oval central well. The well of these silver platters are plain and unembellished. The raised shaped border is ornamented with a contemporary bright cut engraved monogram initials 'Mh' and crest* depicting the Russian imperial eagle of Saint Petersburg*, each below a coronet; a double-headed Imperial Eagle displayed, grasping in the dexter claw an imperial sceptre, and in the sinister claw an imperial orb. The rim of these impressive examples of Russian silverware are encompassed with an applied border accented with alternating scrolling leaf designs to each incurve. The hallmarks struck to the underside of each platter includes: Maker's mark: Pk (untraced) Assay mark: Э.Б, 1857 (Eduvard/Eduard Fyodorovich Brandenburg ) Silver quality/purity mark: 84 (84 zolotniks**) City Mark: St Petersburg, Russia * A two-headed eagle was used within the coat of arms for the Russian Empire till the Russian Revolution in 1917, when it was abolished this was later restored in 1993. ** 84 zolotniki is equivalent to 875/1000 or .875 standard silver. Maker: Untraced Maker's Marks Date: 1857 Origin: St Petersburg, Russia
3.6 cm
32 cm
45 cm
Length of well 35.4cm/13.9" Width of well 22.2cm/8.7" Total Weight: 171.3 troy ounces/5328g
AC Silver has clarified that the Set of Three Russian Silver Meat Platters - Antique 1857 (LA402909) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 1857
These antique silver meat platters are a superior gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition. The bright cut engraved decoration is very crisp and the applied decoration is very sharp. There are some surface knife scratches to the well of each platter, in keeping with the age and purpose. Full Russian hallmarks struck to the underside of the platters are all very clear.
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